Spinal Cord Compression in Patients with Advanced Metastatic Cancer: “All I Care About is Walking and Living My Life”.

Nov 16, 2011 by

Abrahm JL, Banffy MB, Harris MB.

JAMA. 2008; 299: 937-946.

PMID: 18314436

This paper uses a case history to present a literature review and elucidate clinical care for metastatic cord compression.  It discusses the role of surgery within the wider treatment process and also uses extensive quotes to provide engrossing patient-centered perspectives. This paper brings this complex multidisciplinary clinical scenario to life.

web: http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/299/8/937.abstract

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